Chemistry group to hold fundraiser for alumna

Date Published: October 16, 2012

The Association of Chemistry Graduate Students will hold a pie-throwing fundraiser In support of alumna Jessica Bongiovanni, who three months ago learned that she has a rare form of bone cancer.


Final three winners in Giving Green raffle

Date Published: October 16, 2012

Jane Johansen, treasury services; Melissa Shelton, University advancement; and Lori Van Wallendael, psychology, were the final three winners in Friday’s Giving Green raffle.

Johansen won the guest passes to the Charlotte Museum of History. Shelton received two tickets to the N.C. Dance Theatre, and Van Wallendael won tickets to the Davidson Community Players.


Bank of America exec to chair ‘Let Me Play’ luncheon

Date Published: October 15, 2012

Catherine Bessant, global technology and operations executive at Bank of America, will chair the ninth annual “Let Me Play” luncheon being held on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Charlotte Convention Center.

This annual event, the brainchild of Judy Rose, UNC Charlotte’s director of athletics, benefits the 49ers women’s athletics program.


Faculty and Friends Concert to feature violinist Claude Richard

Date Published: October 15, 2012

Violinist Claude Richard, along with pianist Jimmy Brière, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Belk Theater  of the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts as part of the Music Department’s Faculty and Friends Concert Series.


L&D summit engaged learners, expanded knowledge

Date Published: October 15, 2012

The U.S. economy is shifting to a new environment based upon information, technology and knowledge. This trend is leading organizations to explore if their employees are prepared for the future.


Faces – Cathy Blat

Date Published: October 15, 2012

As director of the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE), Cathy Blat views her role as an advocate for student success.


President Emeritus Friday dead at 92

Date Published: October 15, 2012

William C. Friday, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina and an icon of American public higher education, died peacefully in his sleep at home on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The longtime Chapel Hill resident was 92.


Annual Chancellor’s Reception set for Oct. 18

Date Published: October 15, 2012

The Chancellor’s Reception, held as part of the annual Staff Recognition Celebration, will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Student Union Multipurpose Room. Each year, Chancellor Philip L. Dubois hosts this event in appreciation of staff and faculty.


Economist columnist to lecture as part of International Speaker Series

Economist columnist to lecture as part of International Speaker Series

Date Published: October 15, 2012

Philip Coggan, a columnist with Economist, will speak at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Atkins Library, Dale Halton Reading Room.


First winners in Giving Green raffle named

Date Published: October 12, 2012

Five faculty and staff members are winners in today's eight-in-eight raffle held as part of the Giving Green Campaign.